James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Josef Yznardy, 13 February 1808

Cadiz 13. February 1808.


This Government has taken no determination as yet, respecting ⟨the⟩ following Vessels detained in the Port of Algeziras, in consequence of the Decree of ⟨the⟩ 8th. ultimo.

⟨   ⟩ Mary Thos. Hunt Sugar &ca. from Philadelphia

⟨   ⟩ Zacharias David Lufkin Fish from Newberryport

⟨   ⟩ Helena Leml. Foster Flour & Pork Boston.

⟨   ⟩ Seaman T. B. Lasher Sugar Tobacco & ca. New York. This Vessel & Cargo was lost in a gale of Wind suffer’d on the 6 instant.

⟨   ⟩ Jersey Wm. Saul Flour, Pork & staves Philadelpa.

⟨   ⟩ Augusta Elias Davis Flour & Biscuit Boston.

⟨   ⟩ Eliza John Brown Rice, flour &ca. Baltimore.

I have the pleasure to enclose you a paragraph of a Letter received ⟨   ⟩day from Mr. Peter Porral our Agent at Algeziras by which you will be ⟨infor⟩med that in consequence of my representation a stop has been put to the ⟨proce⟩edings at Algeziras. With sentiments of high consideration,

I am very truly, Sir, Your most obedt. Servant,

Josef Yznardy

DNA: RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Cadiz.

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